Goals 2024 for English Language Learners


Four Worksheets for Setting 2023 Goals

  • Newcomers
  • level one
  • level two
  • level three and four


Dear Elementary, Middle School, and ESOL Educators,

As we usher in a new year, there’s no better way to kickstart 2024 than with our specially crafted “2024 Goals Packet” tailored for your students. This comprehensive packet is not just an activity; it’s a roadmap to success, designed to make your first day back after the holiday break excellent and filled with purpose.

What’s Inside:

  1. Blank Pages: Encourage creativity and personal expression with blank pages that allow students to draw, doodle, and brainstorm their aspirations for the upcoming year.
  2. Fill in the Blank Pages: Foster critical thinking and goal-setting skills with prompts that guide students to articulate their ambitions for 2024. It’s a perfect blend of structure and self-expression.
  3. Opportunities for Full Sentences: Cultivate language proficiency by providing opportunities for students to write full sentences, expressing their thoughts, dreams, and goals in a supportive environment.

Guided or Independent Learning:

Whether you prefer a guided classroom activity or an independent exercise, our 2024 Goals Packet accommodates both approaches. Use it flexibly to suit your teaching style and your students’ needs.

Why Choose Our Goals Packet:

  1. Ready-Made Convenience: Save time with a packet that’s ready to go—no prep needed. Just make copies, and you’re ready to spark excitement in your classroom.
  2. Empower Student Voices: Provide a platform for your students to voice their aspirations and dreams for the upcoming year, fostering a sense of agency and ownership.
  3. Versatile for All Levels: Tailored for elementary, middle school, and ESOL students, this packet is designed to engage and accommodate diverse learners.

Make 2024 Unforgettable:

Equip your students with the tools to set meaningful goals, foster self-reflection, and embrace the new year with enthusiasm. Our 2024 Goals Packet is your secret weapon to creating a positive and impactful first day back after the holiday break.

Do you have ESL students in your class and want to support them with goals? Here’s a guided practice for newcomers, emergent readers, and early elementary students.

  • Guided Practice
  • Can be used with emergent readers in general ed

Can Do Descriptors


  • Describing familiar routines by drawing pictures and dictating to adults (e.g., in one or more languages)

Grade 1

  • Designing, drawing and labeling content-specific models
  • Identifying topics through photographs, illustrated word walls, or software

Grade 2-3

  • Listing and illustrating ideas
  • Stating facts associated
    with images or illustrations